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Private Property Improvement Grant
Program (PPI)

Funding provided by the Moberly Downtown Community Improvement District.

The purpose of the Private Property Improvement Incentive Grant Program is to assist property owners with improvements to real property within the Downtown Moberly Community Improvement District. Priority focus will be on properties identified with health or safety issues identified through the City of Moberly’s Code Enforcement. Funds for this program are provided by the Moberly Downtown Community Improvement District and are subject to staying within the City of Moberly fiscal year budget. For an application to be approved, grant funds must be available.

 

The following objectives, guidelines, and requirements govern the Private Property Improvement Incentive Grant Program.  A committee of three persons, two from the Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) and a City Code Enforcement official will be responsible for accepting, reviewing, and approving applications submitted by downtown property owners.

 

Objectives:

  1. Promote larger investments in Downtown Moberly.

  2. Promote more exterior, façade, and major systems upgrades (e.g., electrical, plumbing, sewer, roofing, masonry improvements, HVAC, awnings, windows, IT wiring) on buildings.

  3. Promote structural and longevity improvements to buildings.

  4. Encourage the use of local contractors.

 

Project Types:

Large Project:

Minimum total investment of $10,000

One per structure within a CID fiscal year (July through June)

50/50 matching grant up to $10,000

Up to 5 projects could be funded.

 

Small Project:

No minimum investment

One per structure within a CID fiscal year (July through June)

50/50 matching grant up to $3,500

Up to 8 projects could be funded.

 

Guidelines & Requirements:

 

  • Preference will be given to projects that promote program objectives.

  • An applicant is allowed to do only one large OR one small PPI project per property per fiscal year (July through June). A large OR small project may be completed alongside a Landlord Property Improvement grant project per property.

  • A summary of the proposed renovation/rehabilitation project must be submitted with the application.

  • Applicants must adhere to applicable Moberly ordinances and code enforcement requirements set forth by the city. Contact Moberly City Hall Code Enforcement to determine city requirements prior to submitting an application. Call 660-269-8705 Ext. 2042 or 2043.

  • Grants are provided to assist with building code violation remediation as well as other real property improvements within the Downtown Moberly Community Improvement District.

  • Applicants must be current on all Randolph County real property tax payments for properties owned within the Downtown Moberly Community Improvement District to qualify for project reimbursement.

  • Approved applications must be in good standing with the City of Moberly utility billing.

  • After the application is approved and before reimbursement can be made, documentation of the paid project expenses must be provided in the form of paid invoices and copies of checks rendered for payment (front & back) or credit card receipts and credit card statements showing payments made.

  • Contractors must provide waiver of liens for all work completed prior to reimbursement being made.

  • Applications will be scored utilizing the accompanying sample scoring rubric.

 

For Additional Information, Contact:              

Randy Asbury

Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation

115 N. Williams St.

Moberly, MO 65270

660-263-8811

rasbury@moberly-edc.com

Pre-Project Checklist

1. Does your project adhere to all applicable City of Moberly ordinances and code enforcement requirements? Contact Moberly City Hall Code Enforcement to determine city requirements prior to submitting an application. Call 660-269-8705 Ext. 2042 or 2043.

2. If required, has an application been submitted to the Historic Preservation Commission for a Certificate of Appropriateness? For information: 660-269-8705, ext. 2062.

If YES, proceed with application. If NO, STOP and seek a certificate unless one isn't required.

 

3. Have you completed the application in its entirety and had it notarized?

 

 4. Have you provided itemized cost estimates from qualified contractors for all materials, supplies, and labor costs of the project? (Attach to application)

 

 5. Have you provided project plans, specifications, sketch, or scaled drawing sufficient to accurately describe the proposed work? (Attach to application)

 

 6. Have you provided current photographs of (1) the building itself, and (2) within the context of the streetscape clearly showing the existing conditions of the proposed area of improvement prior to renovation? (Attach to application)

 

7. If the applicant isn't the building owner, do you, by the owner's signature, have the building owner's permission to proceed with the project?

  

8. Has the Historic Preservation Commission approved your completed project, if necessary?

  

9. Are you current on all Randolph County real property tax payments for properties owned within the Downtown Moberly Community Improvement District?

  

10. Are you in good standing with the City of Moberly utility billing?

 

11. Have all contractors provided you waiver of liens for all work completed?

 

12. Have you provided MAEDC with documentation of the paid project expenses in the form of paid invoices and copies of checks rendered for payment (front & back) or credit card receipts and credit card statements showing payments made?

All projects are subject to final approval by the Downtown Moberly Community Improvement District Board and grant funds being available.

QUESTIONS?

Contact

Randy Asbury

Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation

115 N. Williams St.

Moberly, MO  65270

PH.  660.263.8811

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